Event review: Benji Kirkpatrick at the Oval Tavern, Thursday 12th February

Posted on February 19th, by Sarah Robson in Culture. 3 comments

Sarah Robson has a foot-tapping good time at Croydon’s Oval Tavern

Despite having lived in Croydon for my entire 28 years, Thursday 12th February was only the second time I had ever been to the Oval. Both times have been courtesy of the Croydon Citizen, and I am disappointed with myself for knowing nothing about this hidden gem of a pub before now.

The … Read More »

Supported housing in Croydon

Posted on November 21st, by Sarah Robson in Politics & Society. No Comments

Sarah Robson describes the challenges vulnerable adults in Croydon face in finding a home of their own

When I was asked to write an article about supported housing in Croydon, it took me some time to decide how to approach the subject. It’s hard to give this topic the attention it deserves without going into the ‘nitty gritty’ of funding, tendering and property development. Although … Read More »